Pinoy Street Foods

     Filipinos are known to eat at least 3 meals a day plus snacks or merienda. While some people in other countries may prefer to eat burgers and pizzas, Filipinos on the other hand would go to the streets to satisfy their hunger for street food for a few pesos.
     Pinoy street foods are delicious, convenient, practical and best of all economical. With the increase in prices of basic food, street foods have now become part of the pinoy cuisine.
       Let's take a trip to the street and rediscover Pinoy Street Food

This Day in History: EDSA People Power Revolution

     February 25, 1986 marked a significant national event for every Filipinos – the EDSA Revolution: a peaceful cry for freedom. The People Power or EDSA Revolution was a series of non-violent demonstrations that started in 1983 with the assassination of Senator Benigno Aquino Sr. and culminated in 1986 with the overthrow of the Marcos regime. 

The Panagbenga Festival

     The Panagbenga Festival is a month long annual flower festival in Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines. Panagbenga is a kankaney term for "a season of blooming". It is also known as the Baguio Flower Festival, a tribute to the city's beautiful flowers and a celebration of Baguio's re-establishment. Aside from the economic boosts from tourism, the festival also helped the younger generation of indigenous people to rediscover their culture's old traditions.

     The festival includes floral float parades, street dancing and Cańao, an Igorot dance of thanksgiving that originated from the Cordillera region.

Classic Pinoy Commercials

     TV commercials are fun to watch. Thanks to YouTube, some of the videos of these TV ads still exist today. Walk with me down memory lane and reminisce these funny, entertaining and endearing ads. Here are my list of the Classic Pinoy TV Commercials. Enjoy watching!

Jollibee TVC ( I Love You Sabado)
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Pinoy Popular Love Teams

    Love teams are essential in the Philippine Entertainment Industry. As followers, we never failed to watch their movies or serye, we also wish that they would end up together in real life. In this article, relieve the memories of the past and present love teams who captured the heart of pinoy audiences through the years.

Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson
Also known as "Kimerald" to their fans, both teenagers rose to fame in ABS-CBN's reality TV show Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition, where Kim was the big winner and Gerald placed the 2nd. Charming, wholesome, and cute, these three words best describe the "Kimerald" love team. The enchanting pair-up between the two ex-housemates–one being the adorable Cebuana chinita and the other, the handsome Amboy from General Santos–made them instant household names. 

How to celebrate Valentine's Day, the Pinoy Way

     Filipinos are romantic and loving people, in fact according to the survey conducted in 2008, Filipinos among Asians are the ones most into Valentine’s day. So how do we celebrate heart’s day the Pinoy way?

To those who have money to spend:

Give your special someone a beautiful arrangement of flowers

Courtship and Dating in the Philippines, Then and Now

     The traditional courtship in the Philippines is described as “far more” subdued and indirect approach compared to westernized culture. It involves stages or phases. Over the years, Filipino dating culture has evolved into traditional customs and westernized influences especially to the young and those living in urban areas like Manila. Some Filipinos keep the traditional, conservative way, others embrace the more liberal practices while some combine the two.

3rd Philippine International Pyromusical Competition

The 3rd Philippine International Pyromusical Competition will open at the SM Mall of Asia. This is an annual event that showcases never before seen spectacle of lights and colors from different participating countries. This year, twelve countries are competing for the coveted top prize. The 3rd Philippine International Pyromusical Competition sets on the months of February and March, 2012; a six-week of awesome fireworks display at the bay. For more inquiries, visit http://www.pyrophilippines.com

17th Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Festival

The yearly colorful, fun-filled Clark Hot Air Balloon Festival is once again gracing the aviation field of the Clark Freeport. This venue is projected to host over 100,000 tourists from February 9th thru 12th 2012. The Balloon Fiesta encourages the passion for flying to both the young and old and to help move the aviation industry forward. It also hopes to create jobs and business opportunities by promoting Tourism.

Concerts on V-day

     Love is in the air as February has arrived fast. Everyone is ready to paint the town with romance. Flowers, Cards, Candlelight Dinner and Chocolates are everywhere. If you are thinking about pulling off a special romantic surprise for your loved one, what better way than a soothing musical concert for your perfect date on Valentine’s Day. Here are some of the Valentine Shows and Concerts in the Metro that you want to visit for an unforgettable and exciting V-day.